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FFAW blindsided by DFO report calling for cuts to snow crab harvest

The FFAW had harsh words for DFO Friday. The union says it was blindsided by a recent report urging reductions in the snow crab...
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Male snow crab no longer growing to fishable size, DFO reports

DFO says there are alarming results coming from a recent survey of snow crab. Research data shows males are no longer growing to a...

FFAW-Unifor calls on government to ban offshore draggers from 3Ps cod

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) held a technical briefing on Tuesday on the most recent science assessment for the 3Ps cod stock...
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Federal workers protest Phoenix pay problems outside DFO

Frustrations inside the federal public service continue to mount as workers seek a new collective agreement and a solution to the problems with the...
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DFO program asks for help tracking cod

DFO is asking for help in a groundbreaking program to keep track of cod. NTV's Leila Beaudoin reports.
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Changes to the recreational salmon fishery

On Saturday, all salmon rivers in the province closed to retention angling. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans decided to change the recreational salmon...
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DFO halts retention angling on Newfoundland salmon rivers

Salmon anglers on the island can no longer keep their catch. DFO has halted retention angling for the rest of the season, switching to...
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DFO scientists say half of province’s rivers in critical zone

DFO scientists say half the salmon rivers in the province are now in the critical zone. That's why they recommend moving to a catch...
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DFO scientists examine how global warming affects life in Labrador Sea

A three-year research project is set to resume off the coast of Labrador this year. Scientists are looking deep down to the bottom of...
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DFO cuts cod quotas as population declines

DFO has cut cod quotas after scientific reports showed declining numbers. For harvesters, it means there is less to fish and a shorter season....